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Platform Computing Wins 2011 HPCwire Editors’ Choice Award

DAILYHOSTNEWS, November 16, 2011 – Platform Computing, the leader in cluster, grid and cloud management software, yesterday announced that its Platform LSF workload manager solution for HPC environments has received the 2011 HPCwire Editors’ Choice Award for “Best HPC Cluster Solution or Technology.”

Platform LSF, Platform’s flagship product, is the most powerful workload manager for demanding, distributed and mission-critical high performance computing environments. Designed to handle complex, distributed HPC environments, Platform LSF provides a comprehensive set of intelligent, policy-driven scheduling features, enabling users to fully utilize all of their compute infrastructure resources.

“HPCwire readers are regarded as amongst the most discerning in the HPC community, and these awards represent which HPC-related companies are making the biggest impact each year within this populace,” said Tom Tabor, publisher of HPCwire. “The HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards send a succinct message to the recipients that their peers globally across the HPC community recognize their work, and consider their efforts exemplary. Our congratulations go out to Platform Computing and all the winners.”

“With Platform LSF, we set out to transform distributed computing environments by allowing more work to be done with fewer computing resources in the fastest time possible,” said Songnian Zhou, CEO, Platform Computing. “This recognition from HPCwire exemplifies the contribution Platform Computing has made in the industry over the past 19 years and the value we continue to deliver our customers and the HPC community.”

The highly-coveted HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards are determined through online polling of the global HPCwire audience for the Readers’ Choice Awards, along with a rigorous selection process involving HPCwire editors and industry luminaries to determine the Editors’ Choice Awards recipients. The awards are an annual feature of the publication and constitute prestigious recognition from the HPC community. HPCwire revealed the winners live from the 2011 Supercomputing Conference during a special awards reception on Monday, Nov. 14, 2011.

About HPCwire
HPCwire is the leading publication for news and information from the high performance computing industry. HPCwire continues to be the portal of choice for business and technology professionals from the academic, government, industrial and vendor communities who are interested in high performance and computationally-intensive computing, including systems, software, tools and applications, middleware, networking and storage.

About Platform Computing
Platform Computing is the leader in cluster, grid and cloud management software — serving more than 2,000 of the world’s most demanding organizations. For 19 years, the company’s workload and resource management solutions have delivered IT responsiveness and lower costs for enterprise and HPC applications.

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